Tag Archives: Eldorado National Forest

Carson-20190821-240-1024x678.jpg

Late Season Carson Pass Wildflowers

Carson Pass is my favorite wildflower hot spot, with so many wonderful trails and a very long wildflower season. This time we went on a late-season hike, the end of August, and even this late we found […]

Continue reading »
CaplesCCR-20160615-77-1024x819.jpg

Caples Creek Trail

The Caples Creek trail is a great place to see a variety of spring wildflowers and enjoy a robust mountain creek in the Eldorado National Forest. It’s a moderately difficult out-and-back trail that takes you to […]

Continue reading »
CarsonPass-20130728-333.jpg

Woods Lake Wildflower Loop at Carson Pass

My favorite California wildflower region is the Carson Pass area in Alpine County. I’ve talked about the Carson Pass to Lake Winnemucca trail, and the Meiss Lake trail, this time we’ll take a loop from […]

Continue reading »
CarsonPass-51.jpg

Carson Pass Wildflower Hike

The Carson Pass area in Alpine County is the greatest summer wildflower area I know of. There are a number of different trails (see my article on Meiss Lake), each with a different set of features.  The […]

Continue reading »
MeissMeadows_0152.jpg

Meiss Lake Wildflower Hike

One of my favorite summer wildflower areas is the Carson Pass area in Alpine County. If you can time it right you will find beautiful hillside gardens full of wildflowers. We visited this area in […]

Continue reading »